What is Intelligence?
By: Lizette Rios, Honeida Leon, and Andrea Escalante.
- Educators use test to try to find children's thinking skills.
- The test help teachers, principles, and learning specialist understand and meet students' educational needs.
- The first test was to identify students who need help with schoolwork.
- The revised first test is called the Stanford-Binet Test.
- The intelligence quotient is the number that compares a child's test to the result of another child's test that are the same age.
- Factors that have nothing to do with intelligence can influence results
- Overall scores such as IQ scores do not tell us much about individual strengths and weaknesses.
- Two people with the same IQ may have vary different abilities.
- Cultural bias: means that many of the test questions favored or gave an advantage to people from one culture over other cultures.
Multiple Intelligences- are abilities in problem solving or creating materials that have value
- Linguistic intelligence- involves sensitivity to language, the ability learn languages, and to use it to accomplish goals.
- Logical-mathematical intelligence- consist of ability to analyze problems using logic, perform math operations, and explore issues scientifically.
- Spatial intelligence- involves understanding the potential use of space, and thinking 3-dimensional. For example, architects use and need this kind of intelligence.
- Musical intelligence- involves skill in performing, composing and appreciating musical patterns.
- Bodily-kinesthic intelligence- has to do with the potential to use one's body to solve problems.
- Interpersonal intelligence- understanding the intentions, desires, and motivations of others.
- Intrapersonal intelligence- capacity to understand oneself, including fears, hopes, and motivations.
- Naturalist intelligence- recognizing, categorizing and drawing upon the features of the environment.